All branches of the Ocean County Library are closing at 5:00pm today, Wednesday, June 7th, due to air quality conditions.

The Whiting Reading Center and the Tuckerton Branch are currently experiencing an issue with their phone lines.
To contact the Whiting Reading Center or Tuckerton Branch, please call the Toms River Branch at 732-349-6200 and ask the operator to forward your call to the Whiting Reading Center or Tuckerton branch.

Ocean County Library Launches Redesigned Website

June 26, 2017

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Library’s is excited to announce their redesigned website has launched to the public.

The library’s newly redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information and features including:

  • Clean design to help improve functionality and enhance content.
  • A user interface that works on all mobile devices.
  • Redesigned recommended reading pages. Each title is directly linked to the library catalog, making the process of locating books and placing holds more streamline for library users.
  • The many online databases offered by the Ocean County Library have been arranged in a new dynamic page that organizes each database into categories. Users can now select subject categories to select databases.
  • Users can directly access links to the library catalog or live chat with a librarian from every page on the website.
  • Redesigned adult, children's, and teen pages.
  • Advertisements are linked to the Calendar of Events for more information and signup details.

The redesigned website is still available at